Associate Professor Shawna Lee received a grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund for a project entitled, "Promoting Infant Health and Wellbeing by Engaging Fathers." This project involves implementing and evaluating a fatherhood home visitation and parent education intervention with low-income fathers in collaboration with 6 Healthy Start home visitation sites in Michigan.
Associate Dean for Research and Professor Joe Himle and Associate Professor Andy Grogan-Kaylor’s article, “Social Aspects of the Workplace Among Individuals With Bipolar Disorder” was published in the Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research.
Associate Dean for Research and Professor Joe Himle’s article, “Quality of life in anxious adolescents” was published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health.
Research Administration Coordinator Carrie Disney was selected to receive a 2017 Research Administrator Recognition Award from the U-M Office of Research. The award honors staff members for important contributions to the University’s research mission through exceptional performance and by going beyond the ordinary fulfillment of position duties.
Carrie Disney, Research Process Coordinator and Scott Stanfill, Research Services Manager have completed and passed the certified research administrators exam. The exam is managed by the Research Administrators Certification Council an independent professional organization. The core content for the certificate emphasizes: leadership development, research administration, research and faculty development, innovation, economic development, integrity and stewardship. There are 20 Certified Research Administrators (CRA) on the three U-M campuses, SSW has 10% of U-M's CRAs.
Professor Dan Saunders and Professor Emerita Kathleen Faller recently published "The Need to Carefully Screen for Family Violence When Parental Alienation is Claimed" in the Family Law Journal.
LEO Lecturer Adrienne Dessel, U-M alumni Amy Westmoreland, and Professor Lorraine Gutiérrez's article, "Reducing Heterosexism in African American Christian Students: Effects of Multicultural Education Courses", was published in Equity and Excellence in Education. The study examines the effectiveness of different approaches to teaching students about diversity, equity, and social justice.
Professors Lorraine Gutierrez and Linda Chatters were ranked high impact female social work scholars in the article, “Citation Impact of Women in Social Work: Exploring Gender and Research Culture” which was published in Research on Social Work Practice.
Associate Professor Andrew Grogan-Kaylor’s recently published a meta-analysis examining the research on spanking and its effects on children which has been cited in numerous media outlets.
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